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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 23:38:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, June 27, 2014 at 8:10 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 29' North, Longitude: 97° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.91 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 51.2"1001.86 miwest0° 11' 06.6"12.72 minorth1001.87 mi
24 hours11° 59' 15.8"828.42 mieast4° 18' 00.2"295.47 minorth877.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PematangsiantarFri 6:38 AM159 km99 miles86 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanFri 6:38 AM165 km102 miles89 nmNortheast NE
Banda AcehFri 6:38 AM429 km266 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
George TownFri 7:38 AM438 km272 miles236 nmNortheast NE
IpohFri 7:38 AM449 km279 miles242 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 7:38 AM453 km282 miles245 nmEast E
SerembanFri 7:38 AM470 km292 miles254 nmEast E
PekanbaruFri 6:38 AM472 km293 miles255 nmEast-southeast ESE
PadangFri 6:38 AM480 km298 miles259 nmSoutheast SE
Alor SetarFri 7:38 AM501 km311 miles270 nmNortheast NE

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